Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

29.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Modi interacts with ujjwala yojana beneficiaries of c’garh   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had direct conversation with three beneficiary women of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh under Ujjwala Yojana, through video conferencing.   The Prime Minister started the conversation with ‘Jai Johar’.   Modi also asked them about the betterment in their health after getting the smoke-free kitchen under Ujjwala Yojana. He also asked them about how they are encouraging their neighbours to avail the scheme.   It is noteworthy that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in Chhattisgarh on August 13, 2016. Under this scheme, a total ... Read more

23.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Every sector of c’garh developed in last 14 years: cm   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said that in last 14 years, every sector of the State has undergone development and there has been a positive change in every person’s life. In next five years, Chhattisgarh will witness four times the development made so far Besides, Rs six crore will be sanctioned for extension of drinking water pipeline in village Jaibel, Kongara, Pakhna, Khorkhosa and Chhote Amabal, Singh said. The Chief Minister later distributed goods, cheques and aabaadi patta to more than 6,000 beneficiaries under various government schemes. ... Read more

08-09.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH One new anicut, stop-dam approved in state   State Government has given administrative sanction of Rs 2.96 crore for construction of Sonpuri Anicut on Moharengiya Nala of Bemetara district.   On completion of Anicut scheme will provide irrigation facility in 150 hectares area.   The  Government has also sanctioned Rs 2.90 crore for construction of Dadjara stop-dam on Dontunala of Berla block in Bemetara district.   On completion of scheme will provide irrigation facility on 65 hectares area.   The State Government had recently also approved Rs 52 crore for various irrigation projects  including other similar projects related to ... Read more

21.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh second highest after kerala in male-female sex ratio   A NITI Aayog report issued recently has pointed out that Chhattisgarh holds second rank after Kerala in terms of male-female sex-ratio (at the time of birth), Health Department officials informed on Monday. As per the report of NITI aayog, male to female sex-ratio (at the time of birth) in Chhattisgarh state was found to be 1000 to 972 in year 2005-06 in National Family Health Survey-3, which increased to 1000 boys to 977 girls in National Family Health Survey-4 of year 2015-16.   Health Department Officials informed that according ... Read more

14.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raman presents tax-free poll budget   With an eye on registering fourth successive victory in assembly polls due later this year, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh presented Rs 83,179 crore tax-free Budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 on Saturday in state assembly amid occasional interruptions by opposition Congress members.   The Budget which is dubbed “highly impressive” by experts and trade bodies as Singh who holds Finance portfolios as well, tried to please all sections of society with a thrust on agriculture, rural development and infrastructure sectors.   The Budget estimates for the year 2018-19 is a whopping 9.4 ... Read more

09.02.18(CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 75,000 cr worth of paddy purchased in last 14 years   The member of Legislature Shivratan Sharma stated that during the past 14 years, Rs  75,000 crore worth of paddy was purchased by the State Government from farmers.   He said that 18 lakh people have been offered LPG connections in the State so far against a target of 35 lakhs.   Sixty two per cent of the people have been offered LPG connections so far , he said.   Eighty two per cent of the people in the State are being provided ration by the State government, ... Read more

21 & 22.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 74l lpg connections to poor in current fiscal: govt   About 7.74 lakh domestic cooking gas connections have been distributed to the poor women in Chhattisgarh under the Prime Minister ‘Ujjwala’ project during the current financial year , officials informed.   A total of 17.74 lakh  Below Poverty Line (BPL) level women have been allocated LPG cylinders since the launch of ‘Ujjwala’ project 19 months ago.   Ten lakh gas connections have been provided in the last fiscal 2016-2017. The ‘Ujjwala’ project was launched on 13th August 2016. The Food, Civil Supllies and Consumer Protection Department officials said that ... Read more

22.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Ujjwala yojana implementation on fast track     Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, gas connections and cylinders are being provided in remote areas at an accelerated pace, officials informed.   Chhattisgarh is the first state of the country, where distributors in 50 remote areas have been appointed and 7525 women of remote areas have been provided LPG connection. Women of remote areas in state are easily availing the LPG connection and refill facility, they informed.   It is noteworthy that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, 98 remote area distributors are supposed to be appointed in two phases for ensuring ... Read more